Attention and Performance: No. 12

Attention and Performance: No. 12 : Motor Representation and Control

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Compiled as a result of the Thirteenth Symposium of the Association for Attention and Performance, this collection focuses on the Symposium's theme: Organization of Action. The book is arranged in sections which provide a comprehensive view of the main issues raised during the meeting. Several aspects of the theme were considered, including: the anatomical and physiological constraints on motor preparation and execution . the influence of control (proprioceptive, cutaneous, visual, oculomotor) signals the contribution of kinematics to the understanding of the underlying mechanisms and the role of cognitive constraints such as attention or learning in goal selection This new volume is of particular interest to professionals and researchers in cognitive psychology, physiology, and neuropsychology as well as those studying motor more

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  • Paperback | 902 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 1,664g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138987654
  • 9781138987654

Table of contents

Contents: Section 1:Association Lecture. S. Sternberg, R.L. Knoll, D.L. Turock, On Hierarchical Control in the Execution of Action Sequences. Section 2:Tutorials on the Basic Organization Principles of Motor Representations. M. Wiesendanger, The Motor Cortical Areas and the Problem of Hierarchies. S.W. Keele, A. Cohen, R. Ivry, Motor Programs: Concepts and Issues. M.A. Arbib, Programs, Schemas and Neural Networks for Control of Hand Movements: Beyond the RS Framework. J.A.S. Kelso, J.D. DelColle, G. Sch ner, Action-Perception as a Pattern Formation Process. Section 3:Movement Initiation and Motor Output Specification in Voluntary Action. D.E. Meyer, J.E. Keith Smith, S. Kornblum, R.A. Abrams, C.E. Wright, Tutorial: Speed-Accuracy Tradeoffs in Aimed Movements: Toward a Theory of Rapid Voluntary Action. A.P. Georgopoulos, Neurophysiology of Reaching. C. Ghez, W. Hening, M. Favilla, Response Initiation and Specification of Response Features: Parallel Interacting Channels. C.E. Wright, Generalized Motor Programs: Reevaluating Claims of Effector Independence. D.A. Rosenbaum, F. Marchak, H.J. Barnes, J. Vaughan, J.D. Slotta, M.J. Jorgensen, Constraints for Action Selection: Overhand Versus Underhand Grips. Section 4:The Structure of Motor Patterns in Learned Movements and Speech. P. Viviani, Tutorial: Common Factors in the Control of Free and Spontaneous Movements. C.L. MacKenzie, D.L. Van Eerd, Rhythmic Precision in the Performance of Piano Scales: Motor Psychophysics and Motor Programming. A. Semjen, R. Gottsdanker, Rapid Serial Movements. Relation Between the Planning of Sequential Structure and Effector Selection. B. Tuller, J.A.S. Kelso, Phase Transitions in Speech Production: Empirical Observations. P.F. MacNeilage, B. Davis, Acquisition of Speech Production. Frames, Then Content. Section 5:Sensorimotor Transformation and the Representation of Action Coordinates. J.F. Soechting, C.A. Terzuolo, Tutorial: Sensorimotor Transformations and the Kinematics of Arm Movements in Three- Dimensional Space. J. Droulez, C. Darlot, The Geometric and Dynamic Implications of the Coherence Constraints in the Three-Dimensional Sensorimotor Interaction. J.R. Lackner, Sensory-Motor Adaptation to High Force Levels in Parabolic Flight Maneuvers. J.P. Roll, J.C. Gilhodes, R. Roll, J.L. Velay, Contribution of Skeletal and Extraocular Proprioception to Kinaesthetic Representation. H. Honda, Eye Movements to a Visual Stimulus Flashed Before, During, or After a Saccade. D.N. Lee, B.M. Daniel, J. Turnbull, Basic Perceptuo-Motor Dysfunctions in Cerebral Palsy. G. Butterworth, L. Grover, Joint Visual Attention, Manual Pointing and Pre-Verbal Communication in Human Infancy. Section 6:The Role of Sensory-Based Adjustments in the Achievement of the Goal. J.H. Abbs, C.J. Winstein, Tutorial: Functional Contributions of Rapid and Automatic Sensory-Based Adjustments to Motor Output. C. Prablanc, D. Pelisson, Gaze Saccade Orienting and Hand Pointing are Locked to Their Goal by Quick Internal Loops. R. Johansson, G. Westling, Tactile Afferent Signals in the Control of Precision Grip. J.N. Sanes, Motor Representations in Deafferented Humans: A Mechanism for Disordered Movement Performance. Section 7:Constraints on Motor Learning and Development. C. von Hofsten, Tutorial: A Perception-Action Perspective on the Development of Manual Movements. D.E. Young, R.A. Schmidt, C.A. Lange, Units of Motor Behavior: Modifications with Practice and Feedback. M.I. Jordan, Learning and the Degrees of Freedom Problem. P. Faglioni, A. Basso, C. Botti, S. Aglioti, C. Saetti, Gesture Learning and more